Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
the race? >>> "today" exclusive, matt's rare and revealing interview with facebook ceo mark zuckerberg, how does he deal with the spotlight? and does he take responsibility for his company's recent struggles? >> the question i ask myself and i hear over and over, if a company has a billion customers, how can they not be killing it making money? >> that answer as the social network reaches a major milestone today. >>> and remember the school bus monitor taunted by middle schoolers. what she's doing to turn her story into something positive today, thursday, october 4th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. i'm savannah gurthrie. >> we both had a late night. >> a lot of coffee. >> exactly. this debate as we know was billed as make or break for mitt romney. and by all accounts he made it last night, the clear winner. >> from the start, romney controlled the direction of the debate, aggressively pushing president obama on the economy, job creation, and health care. we're going to talk to top advisers about how thei
Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
site itself, you have one billion. >> founder mark zuckerberg made the announcement yesterday. >> the one billion friends aren't translating into money quite yet. >> not in the stock. no, not driving the stock price up. >>> what do james bond and the beatle have in common? we'll find out next. we've got a check of your weather and traffic. stay with us. stay with us. you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. save up to 15% on an ikea kitchen. some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. save up to 15% on an ikea kitchen. >>> my name is bond, james bond. my instructions were explicit. i was to leave for jamaica in two hours, licensed to kill. >> it was 50 years ago that the first james bond movie was released. it was dr. no shot on location in jamaica and starring sean connery as the iconic spy. next month, the 23rd official bond film called sky fall will hit the theaters. it has only been 23. seems like it's been more than that. i i love those movies. >> sean connery was the best bond ever. >> he was. >>> to the beatles
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
on "today" matt will have an exclusive interview with facebook founder mark zuckerberg. this is his first since he took the company public. they discussed fak's future, the morale of the staff and that other big silicon valley company. >> last weekend apple sold about 5 million of their new iphone 5s. did you buy one? >> tim sent one to me. it's a wonderful device. >> you got a freebie. didn't have to pay anything, huh? so are you now an iphone 5 user? is that the phone you've got in your pocket or back in your desk? >> i think i handed my phone to someone else. >> much more of matt's exclusive and rare interview with mark zuckerberg, founder of facebook later on "today." >> we want to begin this half hour with a second chance for a baseball player, a baseball player injured in his one and only at-bat in the major leagues. we'll talk to adam greenberg exclusively but first nbc kerry sanders is at marlins park in miami. hey, kerry, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. what a story. 31-year-old adam greenberg here at home plate in marlins park. it took more than seven years, but he's no
Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
plan is having an impact. >>> and yet another milestone for facebook. ceo mark zuckerberg says the social network tops 1 billion active users a month. amounts to half of the world's 2.5 billion users worldwide. despite facebook's troubles on the stock market, those numbers are incredibly remarkable when you kid that less than nine years ago facebook was operating out of a dorm room on harvard's campus. >> you want to catapult something you think of, into this amaze thing from your bedroom. >> a wild back story to it. i am a total, facebook, junkie. totally. i am one of the billion. it's changed the world, in a lot of ways. >> is it too much sharing. i remember, mi-6, security agency in london, that the wife of the agent, the head, the guy heading it up, she posted pictures of him in a bathing suit on face book. running around. got to be careful, privacy settings. >> the thing everybody is worried about, advertising and privacy. going forward. >>> a look at your weather on this holiday weekend. columbus day on monday. stormy and chilly, and in little rock to cincinnati, buffalo.